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Megalleh Tzefunot, Part III, R. Elijah ha-Kohen ha-Itamari, Izmir 1861

מגלה צפונות חלק ג - Only Edition - Kabbalah

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  • Lot Number 53905
  • Title (English) Megalleh Tzefunot, Part III,
  • Title (Hebrew) מגלה צפונות חלק ג
  • Note Only Edition - Kabbalah
  • Author R. Elijah ben Solomon Abraham ha-Kohen ha-Itamari
  • City Izmir
  • Publisher דפוס ן’ ציון בנימן רודיטי
  • Publication Date 1861
  • Estimated Price - Low 300
  • Estimated Price - High 600

  • Item # 2486076
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Physical Description:

Only edition,folio, 305:210 mm. [1], 154 pp.usual light age staining, wide margins. A good copy not bound.


Detailed Description:   

Only edition of these discourses on the weekly parasha by the distinguished R. Elijah ben Solomon Abraham ha-Kohen ha-Itamari. This volume, on Bamidbar and Devorim, is part three of Megalleh Tzefunot. The title-page is dated with the verse “When the heads of the people assembled. The tribes of Israel together בְּהִתְאַסֵּף֙ רָ֣אשֵׁי עָ֔ם יַ֖חַד שִׁבְטֵ֥י יִשְׂרָאֵֽל (621 = 1861)” (Deuteronomy 33:6). The text is detailed, discursive, and with kabbalistic contnet.

R. Eliyahu ben Solomon Abraham ha-Kohen ha-Itamari (1640-1729) was a dayan, almoner and preacher. Born in Izmir, R. Eliyahu was a student of R. Benjamin Melamed and became a homiletic preacher. R. Eliyahu's opposition to Shabbetai caused him considerable grief at home. He apparently cared for orphans, reflected in his writings, as well as displaying a detailed knowledge of the physical and psychological suffering of the poor. A prolific writer he is best remembered for his ethical work Shevet Mussar (Rod of Admonition), A prolific writer, R. Elijah is credited with as many as thirty works, the best known being his Shevet Mussar.


Hebrew Description:

ספר מגלה צפונות : ...פר’ש ... ע"כ התורה ... מבראשית עד לעיני כל ישר’ ... פעול’ ... כמוהר"ר אליהו הכהן האיתמרי זצ"ל ... חלק א-ג.

חלק ג: ס’ במדבר וס’ דברים. אתן שנת בהתאסף ר’א’ש’"י’ ע’"ם’ יחד שבטי ישראל [תרכ"א]. [1], קנד דף.



BE mem 507; Bibliography of the Hebrew Book 1470-1960 #000120638; Wikipedia